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A Better World for Our Children: World Environment Day 2014

By Gabriela Burian, Global Lead, Sustainable Agriculture Environment, Monsanto

If you have kids, like me, you’re probably concerned about their future. And doing everything that you feel is possible to help them to have a better world. Today is the World Environment Day, a good opportunity for reflection and perfect timing to reinforce environment causes that we care about.

Every Day is World Environment Day at GM Facilities Around the Globe


Here at GM, our more than 219,000 employees around the globe are dedicated to improving the communities where they work and live.

In honor of World Environment Day, we are sharing the story of their positive contributions and actions in keeping our planet healthy.

In the last year alone, more than 100 activities have been organized by employees in our facilities around the world. Here are a few of them.

Surge Protection: The Basics on Rising Sea Levels

World Environment Day highlights a rising issue around the world.

You don’t have to live in New York, Venice, or the Maldives to worry about the flooding, erosion, ecological damage, and contamination caused by rising sea levels. From the food we eat to the economic strain the damage causes, rising sea levels affect all of us everyday. Although you might not realize it, you don’t have to live in coastal communities to make a difference either. Find out why.

Carnival Foundation Donates $2.5 Million to The Nature Conservancy to Advance Preserving Health of World's Oceans and Seas

To Celebrate World Oceans Day, World's Largest Cruise Company Announces Gift to Support Ecologically Important Lands and Waters
Press Release

MIAMI, June 5, 2014 /3BL Media/ – To help celebrate World Environment Day today and in advance of World Oceans Day on June 8, Carnival Foundation in partnership with Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world’s largest cruise company, is providing a $2.5 million gift over five years to support The Nature Conservancy’s global marine protection priorities

LG’s Environmental Commitment Bringing Positive Change Around the World

Company Celebrates World Environment Day
Press Release

SEOUL, June 4, 2014 /3BL Media/ ― LG Electronics activities around the world, timed to coincide with 2014 World Environment Day on June 5, underscore the company’s strong commitment to environmental stewardship.

Flash Mobs Go Green

Amway China Partners to Celebrate World Environment Day

Do you want to protect the environment? A group of young Amway business owners in China does.

To celebrate World Environment Day last month, more than 200 members of AYAC (Amway Young Achievers’ Club) joined in flash mobs in over 10 cities in Guangdong Province to advocate for environmental protection.

The members all wore t-shirts with the words “I DO” printed on them, and they held mini chalk boards or white boards with their own “environmental protection manifestos” written on them.

World Environment Day


Today we want to take the opportunity to draw attention to the World Environment Day, celebrated every year on June 5.

The United Nations Environment Programme's aim with this day is to raise global awareness of the need to take positive environmental action, which is something we couldn´t support more.


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